Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Cyclamen, 1922

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Cyclamen, 1922

August 26, 2013 – Last Day in Purgatory

My last day in Purgatory
and I am writing haiku
about it. I should be out –
celebrating the end of this passage –
not at this table, trying to reduce
it all to words, to symbols, to
hieroglyphs on postcards.
I’ll take a walk to the Post Office.


Author: Raymond Maxwell Librarian, archivist-in-training, retired foreign service officer and Navy veteran.

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